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FAQ's

 

1.  What type of businesses does the City of Terre Haute require to have licenses?

    A:   The city only requires licenses from secondhand, antique, pawn shops,

         alarm business, general contractors, plumbing contractors,

         electrical contractors, HVAC, peddlers (door to door sales) and 

         transient merchants license.  If they do not apply to any of these    

         they will need to contact the State at (812)235-6046.

 

2.  What is the peddlers permit used for?

    A:   A peddlers permit is used for anyone who wants to sell an item or product

         within the city limits, by means of door to door.  Each person going door to

         door is required to have a permit.  There is an application and background

         check that is required before the issuance of this permit.

 

3. What is the fee for a peddlers permit?

    A:   1 day - $5

         1 month - $10

         6 months - $25

         1 year - $50

 

4.  What is a Transient Merchants license required for?

    A:   Anyone who wants to sell an item or product on a corner or at a certain

         location in the city limits that doesn't have a store front in the city, would be required

         to purchase a Transient Merchant license. There is an application and background

         check that is required before the issuance of this license.

 

5.  What is the fee for a transient merchants license?

    A:   $50 per day, for no longer than 10 days in one location.

 

6.  Can I get a copy of the current year or past year budget?

    A:   Yes, they are available online.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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